I LOVE the Netflix show Derry Girls. Derry Girls was added something a wee bit different to the comedy genre. It not only talked about a difficult but vital time period of a country’s history, but it also didn’t make the Troubles the overlying plot of the show’s plot. With humor and realism, it capturedContinue reading ““Tell Us The Craic” Books To Read After Watching Derry Girls”
Are you fascinated with witchcraft and the supernatural? I always thought that the portrayals of witches were more than just broomsticks flying and pointy hats. The history of witchcraft and how society has perceived witches and it is surprising nothing has changed that much. Reading about witches and the history behind is something that shouldContinue reading “Something “Witchy” This Way Comes…”
Welcome to Spooky Reads Friday, where every Friday in the month of October, I will be giving you scary selection book recommendations that will make your weekend reading more fulfilling…and scary 🎃. Check out these haunting book recs…if you dare…
The 2022 shortlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced yesterday and I am so happy to see some of my personal favorites making the shortlist cut. If you hadn’t have the chance to read these titles, you are definitely missing out!
The Bronx Anti-Prom 2022 season is over, but you can relive the memories and excitement through the fantastic series of author talks we had leading up to the big dance party! We had tremendous and compelling conversations with these authors, and we hope you enjoy as much fun we had presenting them!
Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned every Thursday throughout the rest of thisContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Middle Grade & Young Adult”
It’s July, and the perfect way to beat the heat is to have something cool to read! (Sorry for the corny pun) But all wordplay and witticism aside, this is an exciting month! July is the start of excellent book releases for the rest of the year. But for right now, let’s focus on theContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: July Edition”
Summer Reads! Makes Me Feel Fine! We’re gearing up to take a summer vacation for the first time in two years, but you need some exciting books to pack for your getaway! Or maybe, like me, you are staying in one place, but you still want to travel the world through fantastic storytelling and immersiveContinue reading “Summer Vibes with Summer Reads”
Are you ready for a summer of author talks? I am part of the Bronx Anti-Prom Committee of the New York Public Library and we are having a series of exciting author interviews, leading up to the BIG EVENT, a dance party on August 5th!